These five hopefuls for the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa did their chances no favours with poor performances during the opening round of the Premiership and PRO14.
1. Jonathan Joseph (England)
One of England’s finest centres on the international stage over the past decade was made to look inferior by Bristol’s magician Semi Radradra. He was caught flat footed by his opposite number as he glided around Hamer-Webb and made the game look easy. His forms seems to get worse almost every week.